National Film Theatre, Southbank, SE1: As the ‘home’ of the British Film Institute, this is the premier UK venue for all things film. With a four-screen cinema it shows an incredible range of classic and contemporary films every year. It regularly has film seasons with director and actor retrospectives carefully curated to demonstrate the very best of film. It also shows new and re-releases. There is also a cafe, a bookshop and a library making it a great day out, as well as a place to see films.
Talking Pictures TV: Watch on Sky 328 | Freeview 81 | Freesat 306 | Virgin 445
A delightful, quirky channel that has a loyal and growing following. A mixture of classics, serious nostalgia , lots of great little documentaries , obscure B and W (some quite to very good) and the occasional VERY B film which can be fascinating in its silliness or awfulness.